Warcraft

BlizzCon 2018: Warcraft III Reforged is real, coming 2019

November 2, 2018

I told you. I bloody told you Warcraft III was coming back. During their keynote address at BlizzCon 2018, Blizzard Entertainment’s classic games team took to the stage to talk about what they’d been working on since completing last year’s StarCraft Remastered. Warcraft III Reforged revives the classic RTS series that gave birth to an […]

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The Rise and Fall of the Video Game Film

April 6, 2017

Recently released photos of Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft in the upcoming Tomb Raider film have sparked much attention and interest for the newest in a long line of video game films. By their very nature, video game films spark scepticism, and a hefty dose of it already accompanies the release of the film. The […]

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Video Games Review: World of Warcraft: Legion (PC, 2016)

September 25, 2016

12 years. 12 years is a long time to carry an MMO, or any game at all. I should know, I’ve been playing the thing since launch. Having learnt from some of the mistakes made in Warlords of Draenor, Blizzard have ensured that expansion 6 of World of Warcraft takes the game in a very […]

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Blizzard Entertainment unveils Arthas Statue in Taichung, Taiwan

July 28, 2016

At an event in Taichung, Taiwan earlier this week, Blizzard Entertainment unveiled a giant bronze statue of one of its most iconic characters: Lich King, Arthas Menethil, from the Warcraft universe. The statue is located on the Calligraphy Greenway, a cultural and artistic hub built around the concepts of innovation, sustainability, recreation, and entertainment. The […]

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Film Review: Warcraft: The Beginning (M15+) (USA, 2016)

June 15, 2016

As someone completely unschooled in the world of Warcraft, I entered the filmic adaptation of the popular video game franchise with an open mind and no expectations.  On its own merits it’s a perfectly serviceable action/fantasy opus that’s heavy on CGI and spectacle but short on much else – not that that is necessarily a […]

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Five things we loved about the Warcraft movie

June 9, 2016

Set to open in Australian cinemas next Thursday – and out in the US this weekend – we had the chance to check out the anticipated Warcraft adaptation this week, and wanted to fill you in on five of the things we loved about the film, as we get excited for its official release. Read […]

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Duncan Jones revives talks of his passion project Mute

June 8, 2016

Duncan Jones, director of the upcoming Warcraft movie, is stirring up talk of Mute, a film he’s been trying to make for over a decade. The director recently spoke to Indiewire about Mute, the second film in a planned trilogy, with his 2009 space drama Moon being the first. “I’ve always wanted to make Mute,” […]

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HOYTS cinemas offer free copy of World of Warcraft game for Warcraft moviegoers

May 20, 2016

For all you World of Warcraft nerds, this one’s for you! Blizzard Entertainment and HOYTS announced yesterday that they will be giving away free digital copies of the multi-player game World of Warcraft for people who buy a ticket through HOYTS cinemas for the film Warcraft. This promotion is to celebrate the release of the film […]

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New Warcraft movie images and clips released as Duncan Jones goes global

May 16, 2016

Duncan Jones hopes to give a new voice to fantasy films with Warcraft, the highly anticipated, big-budget epic that hits Australian theatres one month from today. Speaking at the recent global press conference for the movie in Los Angeles, the director referred to the Lord of the Rings trilogy by Peter Jackson as the “gorilla […]

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Supanova patches June lineup with Vikings and Deadpool stars

May 4, 2016

Bad news for Wonder Woman fans – Gal Godot has had to postpone her upcoming appearance at Supanova Pop Culture Expo’s Sydney and Perth events due to filming commitments for the Justice League film. However, the expo has traded one legendary warrior for another with Aussie-actor-turned-Viking Travis Fimmel added to the  lineup. With the premiere […]

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Vikings, Warcraft star Travis Fimmel to attend Supanova Expo in Sydney and Perth

May 4, 2016

Australian actor Travis Fimmel will attend local Supanova Pop Culture Expo in Sydney and Perth in June. The Aussie thespian from country Victoria has garnered international praise for his portrayal of Ragnar Lothbrok in critically acclaimed historical drama Vikings, created and written by Michael Hirst. He also stars as Sir Anduin Lothar, the main hero […]

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New Warcraft video showcases Travis Fimmel as “The Warrior”

May 3, 2016

Aussie actor Travis Fimmel (Vikings) who stars as Anduin Lothar in the upcoming Warcraft movie has been featured in a new character video entitled “The Warrior” released by Legendary Pictures. The video follows a new image recently released of Fimmel as The Lion of Azeroth, holding his sword and looking mighty fierce. Recently, the film’s […]

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New Warcraft movie details, BTS video and poster: Duncan Jones and Robert Kazinsky at PAX East

April 24, 2016

Warcraft director Duncan Jones and actor Robert Kazinsky who portrays Orgrim Doomhammer in the film appeared at gaming convention PAX East today in Boston for a panel entitled “Warcraft: A look inside the upcoming cinematic adventure.” The panel was broadcast live on Twitch and offered new insights into the upcoming fantasy film, due to hit […]

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Another trailer for the Warcraft movie has landed

April 20, 2016

The second Warcraft movie trailer has been released online, giving us a new glimpse at the anticipated fantasy epic. It begins with a very cool visual of Durotan, and you can check it out below. The official synopsis for Warcraft: The Beginning,  which opens in Australia on June 16, is as follows: From Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures […]

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Behold the Guardian and the Seeker in new Warcraft mage posters

April 11, 2016

The first official poster of the last Guardian of Tirisfal, Medivh, has been well worth the wait. Ben Foster (X-Men: The Last Stand, Lone Survivor) portrays the powerful wizard in the upcoming fantasy film Warcraft: The Beginning, and he looks spectacular. At San Diego Comic-Con last year, Foster said the best part of playing Medivh in Warcraft […]

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Topps Warcraft movie trading cards coming in June

April 8, 2016

The Warcraft movie trading card collection by New York’s Topps Company will be available to purchase in Australia, including the Hobby Collection. Banter Toys and Collectibles, based in Victoria, will exclusively distribute the cards to retailers around the country. Depicting images from the Warcraft movie, the upcoming collection will be available in a base set […]

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Dominic Cooper as King Llane prepares for battle in new set of Warcraft movie posters

April 8, 2016

New Warcraft movie posters have been unveiled by Legendary Pictures ­– eight of them in fact – although the Lothar poster, featuring Australia’s Travis Fimmel, is the same image of the Alliance hero as the one released at San Diego Comic Con last year. The characters featured in the latest artwork ahead of the film’s […]

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Medivh brings more magic to Warcraft: The Beginning in new international movie trailer

March 30, 2016

A new official international trailer has dropped for the epic fantasy and Duncan Jones-helmed film, Warcraft: The Beginning from Universal Pictures. The new trailer is one minute in length and offers a few new perks, including the first official footage of the Guardian of Tirisfal, Medivh, portrayed by Ben Foster. The trailer seamlessly fuses previously seen […]

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Brand new Warcraft movie character art and variant poster released

March 26, 2016

Two brand new character art posters have been revealed by Legendary Pictures for the upcoming Warcraft movie. The first hitting social media yesterday of half-orc, half-human Garona. Heralded “the survivor” the character is portrayed by Paula Patton and is “Torn Between Worlds.” Today we had new artwork of both Durotan (Toby Kebbell) and Anduin Lothar […]

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Big week of Warcraft promos shows movie has what it takes to be next fantasy blockbuster

March 22, 2016

It’s been a great week for Warcraft fans with a plethora of promotional material coming from Legendary and Universal Pictures. As we reported last week, there was the brand new, gritty character art that was quickly followed by a new one-minute TV spot. Over the last few days we’ve also had a new official movie poster, […]

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Magic, intense battle scenes feature in new Warcraft movie TV Spot

March 18, 2016

The Lion of Azeroth has landed to where his gryphon was taking him in the new TV spot for the upcoming Warcraft movie: right into battle with a huge orc. Lothar, the greatest hero of the Alliance and portrayed by Australia’s Travis Fimmel, makes an epic landing, barefoot and with sword in hand, as the […]

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Travis Fimmel as gritty Lothar leads bold new Warcraft movie character art

March 17, 2016

Legendary have answered fan-fueled demands for new Warcraft movie images this week by revealing brand new character art from the upcoming fantasy epic. The bold new posters represent both the Alliance and the Horde and feature two of the film’s main protagonists: Sir Anduin Lothar (Travis Fimmel) and Orgrim Doomhammer (Robert Kazinsky). A gritty-looking Lothar was […]

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New movie for Travis Fimmel; Aussie actor to star in All Quiet On The Western Front

February 12, 2016

Travis Fimmel (Vikings, Warcraft ) will star in a new adaptation of All Quiet on the Western Front, an anti-war film to be directed by Roger Donaldson (Smash Palace, The November Man). ScreenDaily broke the news that the Australian actor will play Captain Katczinsky in the film about four young German soldiers at the end […]

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BlizzCon 2015: The full trailer for the Warcraft movie premieres

November 7, 2015

It has been a massive week for Warcraft fans, who have patiently waited for more images and a trailer from the upcoming epic fantasy film based on the phenomenally popular game World of Warcraft since San Diego Comic-Con when we saw the first official character art. Earlier this week, Legendary revealed a new poster for […]

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BlizzCon 2015 is this weekend! Here’s what’s on and where you can see it

November 4, 2015

Blizzard’s annual fan convention BlizzCon kicks off this Saturday, November 7, and will bring all the usual goodies that fans of the developer crave – panels, tourneys and previews. Hit the jump to see what’s on where and you can watch it all online.

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Travis Fimmel talks Warcraft, Season 4 Vikings at San Diego Comic-Con

July 13, 2015

Australian actor Travis Fimmel appeared on not one but two panels at San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend. Fimmel was there to promote season 4 of Vikings, currently filming in Ireland, as well as the upcoming fantasy film Warcraft, based on the highly popular game World of Warcraft, directed by Duncan Jones (Moon). Fimmel was […]

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Warcraft movie delayed until mid-2016

April 24, 2015

For WoW fans eagerly waiting to see Azeroth come to life on the big screen, you’re going to have to be patient a while longer. Universal and Legendary pictures have announced another delay for the big-budget Warcraft movie today which will see the fantasy blockbuster slip to June 10, 2016. Originally slated for release December […]

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